Mrs. Irene D. Russell, age 96 of LaFollette passed away peacefully on Monday, October 18, 2021, surrounded by her Children. She was a Charter Member of Liberty Baptist Church, loved going to Church, and Singing. Mrs. Russell loved her family very much, enjoyed babysitting, loved cooking, and was known for her chicken and dumplings, and biscuits. Even though her age was 96, she was 16 at heart. Mrs. Russell was a model pastor’s wife to her Husband, Rev. C. B. Russell, who passed in 1994. Besides her Husband, she was preceded in death by an Infant Son, Clifford Stevie Russell, Grandson, Kevin Parrott, Parents, T. R. and Charity Duncan Douglas, 6 Sisters, and 1 Brother.
Survivors: Children, Charity Hartung and husband, Carl, Linda McCurry and husband, David, Gennetta Russell, Rev. Tim Russell and wife, Billie, and Donna Russell; Grandchildren, Erick and wife Amanda, Rodney, Rebecca, Jordan, Hannah and husband Zan, Emily and husband Luke, Eva, Johanna, and Evan; Great-Grandchildren, Baylea, Sydney, Justin, Angel, Noah, Misty, Kevin, and Dominic; Great-Great-Grandchildren, Grayson and Haven; Special Friend, Jean Herrell. Several Nieces, Nephews, other relatives, many friends, and her Liberty Church Family.
Funeral Services Friday, October 22, 2021, 11:00 A.M. at Liberty Baptist Church with Rev. Jimmy Ault, Rev. Larry Russell, and Rev. James Adkins officiating. Graveside Services and Interment to follow at Warren Memorial Gardens in Elk Valley. The family will receive friends from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. Thursday, October 21, 2021, at Walters Funeral Home Chapel. Online condolences for Mrs. Russell may be made at www.waltersfuneralhome.net. Walters Funeral Home of LaFollette is honored to be serving the family of Mrs. Irene D. Russell.